Conrad Frischknecht

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 25
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1993
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324626
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Title Conrad Frischknecht
Description CONRAD FRISCHKNECHT Conrad Frischknecht, a long-time resident of Sanpete County, who passed away last January at the age of 102 in Tacoma, Washington, was one of those who was generous with his contributions, both in his writing, and in his praise for the Saga. Mr. Frischknecht was a school teacher, a sheepman and cattleman, with a large ranch in Gunnison and Clarion. He also served as a member of the Utah State Legislature from Sanpete County. Excerpts from a tribute prepared by Eleanor Madsen to be read at the funeral of Mr. Frischknecht follow: "Inthe past 13 years, Mr. Frischknecht has had 15 of his writings published in this annual publication, with over half of them winning a first place honor. All of these were written after he was 90 years old. His wn tings covered a broad range of early Sanpete history from one end of the county to the other, from Fountain Green to Fayeite . . .He was anxioUS that the Story Countsy: Lucille Bilelio. Conmd Frischknecht token of Sanpete be told as when hg *"" about 92 >«"M- it was ... He wanted to show the impact individuals can have on the world as we work day by day; to show that we can make life better for others. His writings as well as his life say. "There's never a time to quit. Don't ever give up. There's always something great to be done. You can do it if you're 23 or 103!"" The Saga will miss the writings of Conrad Frischknecht, but we are grateful for what he recorded, for his persevering spirit shining through. 102
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 25
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324525
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